Statistics around agency spend in Social Services for 2017

Shelley Stonehouse made this Freedom of Information request to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Shelley Stonehouse

Dear Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council,

Can you please provide the following information around Agency workers and overall spend in 2017 within your social services departments

Children's Services - current agency workers
How many agency Team Managers, Snr practitioners & Qualified Social Workers at this time (week commencing 20.11.2017)

Adults Services - current agency workers
How many agency Team Managers, Snr Practitioners, Social Workers & AMHP's at this time (week commencing 20.11.2017)

Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Adults Services has been on the above agency roles from Jan 2017 - Oct 2017

Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Children's services has been on the above agency roles from Jan 17 - Oct 17

Can you please confirm who your master vendor is for the supply of agency staff into social services

Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via your master vendor in Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct 2017 on these placements

Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via Off contract agencies in Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct 2017 on these placements.

Yours faithfully,

Shelley Stonehouse
National Account Manager

Information Requests, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Good afternoon Shelley,

Ref: FOIA1584

Re: Request for Information – Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request for information about agency spend in children and adult social care for 2017.

Your email request was received today and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request will be processed as soon as possible, and we will try to provide the information within 20 working days as required. The deadline date when the information should be available to you is 22 December 2017.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Thank you

Cathryn Copley
Customer Services Improvement Officer
Communities Directorate
Gateway Plaza
Barnsley MBC
C/O Corporate Mail Room
PO Box 634
Barnsley
S70 9GG

show quoted sections

Shelley Stonehouse

Dear Information Requests,

I have recently requested some information around your statistics around agency spend in Social Services for 2017.

Your 20 days to respond has now passed

Can you please respond to this request with immediate affect

Yours sincerely,

Shelley Stonehouse

Information Requests, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Good morning Shelley,
I apologise that you have not received a response to your FOI request submitted on 24 November 2017.
I have chased the service providing the information, but the response for questions 1 & 2 is provided by our 3rd party supplier Matrix and although a reminder has been sent out to them, we are still awaiting their data.
It is anticipated that the full response should be with you by the end of next week or sooner if it becomes available.
Thank you for your patience.

Cathryn Copley
Customer Services Improvement Officer
Communities Directorate
Gateway Plaza
Barnsley MBC
C/O Corporate Mail Room
PO Box 634
Barnsley
S70 9GG

show quoted sections

Information Requests, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

1 Attachment

Good afternoon Shelley,
Please find attached the results of my findings for your FOI request.
I apologise for the delay in sending you this information.
Thank you

Cathryn Copley
Customer Services Improvement Officer
Communities Directorate
Gateway Plaza
Barnsley MBC
C/O Corporate Mail Room
PO Box 634
Barnsley
S70 9GG

show quoted sections

Looking for an EU Authority?

You can request documents directly from EU Institutions at our sister site AskTheEU.org . Find out more .

AskTheEU.org